12-Days Culture Tour From Casablanca
Day 1 : Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes
Upon your arrival, our professional staff, will pick you up from the airport and, from here our wonderful Tour around some of Morocco’s unique destinations, will start from Casablanca ; and firstly we will have a short round “Casablanca “, the commercial capital, and the largest city of Morocco. A blend of moorish style, and European art decoration. Where you are going to visit, the 5th largest mosque in the world, with its world’s tallest minaret. Standing partly over the water; then we will visit the new town.
Afterwards, we are going to visit, “Rabat”, Morocco’s capital city, one the country’s four imperial cities, where you are going to explore One of the most unique sites in the country of Morocco is the Kasbah of the Udayas or also referred as Oudayas Kasbah. This site was originally built in the 12th century and was renovated many times throughout the centuries and it has been home to numbers of Andalusian immigrants, Then see the tower of Hassan, the minara of an incomplete mosque, which was supposed to be the tallest minara in the world.
Simultaneously, we are going to resume our tour towards, a special destination, a historical city known as, the Ismaili capital of Morocco ,the city of Meknes. Where you are going to see the famous historical gate of “Bab mansour el alaaj “, Also the second known Plaza in Morocco after the plaza of jamaa lefna in Marrakech, the plaza of “Lehdim “, next you are going to see the Basin of “Sahrij souani “, and explore the Moulay Smail Mausoleum.
Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Meknes.
Day 2 : Meknes – Volubilis – Fes
From Meknes you will head to ,our next location is going to be from the 25 BC, “Volubilis “, the site of Romans ruins. Where you can take some great photos and, discover more about the history of this place.
Eventually, we are going to continue towards our final destination of the day, the “Athens of Africa “ the city of “Fes”, the oldest city of Morocco, a city that gained the reputation of the religious scholarship. Where you are going to spend the night in a Riad.
Day 3 : Fes
After Breakfast, you are going to explore, the historical ramparts of the Medina of Fes . See the historical “Marinid tombs “, visiting the 14th century “ the Madrasa Bou inania “,and its excellent museum, with its rich collection of illuminated manuscripts, and ceramics.
Enjoying lunch in the Medina
Then you are going to resume exploring the fascinating cobbled lanes of the Medina, and the richly decorated Attarin’s madrasa, Also the funduq of nejarin, and the medieval tannery, and the infinite variety of handicrafts, copperplate and pottery.
Eventually, after an entertaining day, you are going to spend the night in a Riad.
Day 4 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Merzouga
After breakfast we will depart from Fes. for our wonderful destination Merzouga’s desert, passing by some of Morocco’s unique places such as the Switzerland of Africa the city of Ifrane ; visiting the largest cedar’s forests in Azrou where you will have the opportunity to see berberic Apes ; a long entertaining drive across the middle Atlas Mountains with some breath-taking views as far as the eye can see.
Half way, we are going to stop by the great city of Midelt to enjoy a traditional lunch before continuing to Merzouga.
On the way we are going to do what we like to call it a worth stop to enjoy a panoramic view of a carpet of palm’s oasis.
Eventually, when arriving at Merzouga you will check up in the hotel, where you can take a relaxing shower and enjoy a relaxing mint tea to restore.
Overnight and dinner at the hotel .
Day 5 : Merzouga – Khamlia – Rissani – Erg Chebbi
After a traditional breakfast, you will explore the surrounding area of Erg Echebbi
By visiting khamila village, to enjoy folk dances, and black gnaoui music.following by the spectacular lake of Merzouga with its rich birds species, you may also want to visit the nomad wire house where you can see some Berber handicrafts.
Afterwards we will get back to the hotel, where All unnecessary luggage will be left at the hotel, because today you will live a unique experience ; Camels will be waiting for you, to take you in a wonderful experience, through the golden sandy dunes of Erg Echebbi, taking you to another world, while you’re on top of camels you will admire the unique sunset in the middle of Sahara.
Eventually, you will arrive at our traditional well equipped camp, where you will enjoy a traditional dinner in a friendly mood, while listening to berberine music show under stars.
Overnight in a nomadic camel hair tent.
Day 6 : Merzouga – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorges
In the morning, before breakfast, it’s recommended to wake-up early so you cannot miss the spectacular sunrise of Merzouga in the middle of the Sahara. Afterwards we are going to ride camels back to the hotel where you can take a relaxing shower and a breakfast before resuming our tour towards todgha gorge one of the most spectacular canyons around the world passing by the beautiful ziz Valley, in todgha you will have the opportunity to hike among local people to enjoy todgha’s Beauty.
Eventually, we will stop at the gorgeous, Dades gorges where you will enjoy a traditional dinner and, spend the night at a local hotel.
Day 7: Dades Gorges – Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
Desert Sahara Tour continues and after breakfast we drive towards Ouarzazate passing the way of the thousand Kasbahs t, we are going to explore Ouarzazate the city that attracted with her unique landscapes many producers to give it a part in the film, with her biggest film studios in Morocco. And of course the famous kasbah of taourit.
Next you are going to head out to explore the famous Kasbah of Ait-Ben-Hadou, a world Heritage site, which was a part of many universal films such as “Gladiator” .
Afterwards, you are going to experience the beauty of atlas mountains via the road of Tizi-n-Tichka the highest road in Morocco with an altitude of 2260m, offering you charming views as far as the eye can admire, valleys, oasis, mountains, and Berber villages.
Eventually, arriving to the red city “Marrakech”, where you are going to stay in a local Riad.
Overnight and dinner in the Riad
Day 8 , Day 9: Marrakech guided tour
After breakfast at your accommodation, we will prepare for an exciting experience of exploring the magnificent city of Marrakech, our guide will make sure to show you every important places, starting with :
The Majorelle Gardens & Berber Museum, also The Rahba Kedima is a colorful market filled with a wide collection of spices from Cumin, Cinnamon, Saffron, Dried Pepper and more. You will inhale different perfumes while walking through the market ; The Jewish Mellah, the bahia palace, the magnificent mosque of koutoubia, also la minara, and finally the Saadian tombs.
Dinner and overnight at the Riad.
Day 10 , Day 11 : Marrakech – Essaouira
Early in the morning after breakfast in the Riad, we will head over to our next destination The magnificent Essaouira from Marrakech
On our way – since this is the land of Argan culture – there’s an opportunity to visit the women’s co-operative of Argan oil where they extract the oil that is famous for its culinary, cosmetic and medical properties. After several stops to take photographs, you will continue your travel.
When arriving at Essaouira you are going to start exploring a special town in Morocco the unique and great with its historical sides , starting by Scala the kasbah the copy of the french coastal town saint-Malo,build by the French architecture “Théodore Cornut”. Next you are going to walk through the old Medina and enjoy the rich handicraft products that the city provide, Also the Jewish headquarter, and the antique traditional colored houses in the Medina.
Next you will try a special dish with a fresh fishes.
Overnight at a Riad
Day 12 : Essaouira – Marrakech (Casablanca)
After breakfast in the Riad, we are going to continue towards our next destination, but before that on the way since we are in an area of the rare Argan we are going to visit some of the co-operations of Argan where they extract the oil, which famous for his cosmetic and medical properties.
When Arrived at Marrakech , based on your desire we can transfer you to your accommodation ,or our Staff will make sure to transfer you to the airport according to your flight schedule, we will assist you during boarding formalities and wish you a happy return to your country and, here where unfortunately our unforgettable experience will end.
- Pick up from your
riad / hotelon the tour day ( or the closest accessible point to your riad )
- Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
- Professional English Speaking Driver
- Camel Excursion & Night in the Desert ( on the desert tours )
- Night at the camp ( on the desert tours )
What’s not included